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Ireland: New prayer initiative for Vocations Sunday

By Independent Catholic News on 22-Dec-10 16:13.

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Vocations Sunday will be marked in Ireland this year with the launch of a new vocations prayer initiative. 2017 marks the 100th anniversary of the apparitions of Our Lady of Fatima. To coincide with this event the Bishops’ Council for Vocations in collaboration with Saint Joseph’s Young Priests Society, the Knights of Saint Columbanus and Vocations Ireland are asking that on the opening day of the centenary celebrations on 13 May, a time of prayer will be held for an increase in vocations to the priesthood and religious life in Ireland.

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Desktop Project

By OH-FBF Website on 06-Mar-11 10:30.

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The 4th meeting of the delegates of the Orders’ and Sisters’? Centres taking part in the DESkTOP project subsidised by the European Erasmus+ programme met in Barcelona at the Provincial Curia of the Hospitaller Order.

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"May the Holy Spirit guide us on a true journey of Conversion" - Pope Francis

By Catholic News Agency on 02-Mar-17 22:32.

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In his message for Lent 2017, Pope Francis reminded the faithful that they should heed the Scriptures and treat each human person they encounter as a gift.

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Faith-based volunteering can pave a path to vocations

By Global Sisters Report -Kristen Whitney Daniels on 26-Apr-10 20:42.

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(GSR) When Tracey Horan started her internship with the Sisters of Providence of St. Mary-of-the-Woods, she had no idea what the next year would have in store. Horan thought that she might even "meet a nice farm boy and settle down." Now, Horan is discerning her first vows with the same group of sisters.

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Church Gathers to Honour Archbishop Romero

By Susan Gately - Catholic Ireland on 23-May-15 18:17.

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(Susan Gately - CI) - Archbishop Oscar Romero will be beatified today in San Salvador. Archbishop Oscar Romero will be beatified today in San Salvador.

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Ecumenism a 'spiritual process' rooted in the Trinity, Pope says

By Kerri Lenartowick - Catholic News Agency on 19-Jan-14 09:17.

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(CNA) - Pope Francis met this week with members of an ecumenical delegation of Finnish Lutherans, encouraging them to work towards unity among all Christians. “In the face of those who no longer see the full, visible unity of the Church as an achievable goal, we are invited not to give up our ecumenical efforts, faithful to that which the Lord Jesus asked of the Father, ‘that they may be one,’” the Pope told the delegation Jan 17.

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"The Hub" New Youth Initiative at Knock Shrine

By Knock Shine Website on 03-Jun-13 09:26.

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"The HUB" stands for "hear, understand, believe. It will provide a space for young people to gather for retreat, reflection and workshops. as well as a drop in centre from The HUB is open from Wednesday - Sunday for all young people 16+ who visit the Shrine.

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Waterford Honours Blessed Edmund Rice on 250th Anniversary

By Fintan Deere - Catholic Ireland on 11-Jun-12 12:39.

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Several hundred people attended celebrations at Mount Sion in Waterford last week to mark the 250th anniversary of the birth of Blessed Edmund Rice, the founder of the Christian and Presentation Brothers.

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Fifty Years Walking in the Footsteps of St. John of God!

By Frances Dignan on 30-Jul-10 12:44.

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This year twenty-seven Brothers celebrate the Golden Jubilee (50th anniversary) of their religious profession. Part of the jubilee celebration was a pilgrimage to Granada from the 4th to the 9th July, where the jubilarians literally walked in the footsteps of St. John of God visiting the many places in Granada connected with his life.

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